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Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm CDT
for rehearsals all of this week's concerts will go on as scheduled ... the united states and european ryder cup teams are holding their first practice rounds today at the medinah country club in the meantime the first- ever captains and celebrity scramble will also take place today the captains of previous ryder cup teams celebrities and sports legends will play 10 holes on course #3 the actor bill murray justin timberlake michael phelps and george lopez will participate ernie banks richard dent stan mikita and scottie pippen will also play the 39th annual ryder cup tournament begins friday we will be right back nations that the u-s will do whatever must be done to prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon. the president addressed the u.n. general assembly this morning on the opening day of its debate session. he told the delegates a nuclear- armed iran is a challenge that cannot be contained.. and he says the consequences would be huge. the president also spoke about the recent wave of violence targeting the united states.. including the deadly attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador
Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm CDT
out in the southwestern united states we have gusty northwest winds 22 mi. per hour humidity 39 percent across the chicago area the forecast for this afternoon partly cloudy windy and cooler with isolated showers later today a few downwind of lake michigan. the high-temperature will be 63 degrees tonight clearing and calder mid-30s inland 43 at the lakefront ... increasing cloudiness tamara the high temperature 68 degrees 72 degrees for thursday showers later that day with temperatures falling into the fifties we have a cooler weekend coming up i will have more in the 7 day forecast later. it will be interesting to see what sort of colors we will get after having that rough drought this summer plus lots of leaves time now for today's trivia question: what metallic element gives the brilliant red and green color to rubies and emeralds? a. copper b. chromium c. manganese the answer is ahead in this hour of the wgn midday news. @Ñ 0úkñÑú?p@kúwúz0(ú?(> né'húç@@o@oúw@émúó@w@? @ó@ç Ñ0=úop2@ox?ú8ú2 mvÑ@x@7@[xvúy ÷xxñ÷7x ú@çññ@vÑqpúpúuúçúó@w ?@vÑ
Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm CDT
the united states condemns in the strongest terms this shocking attack ... president obama says justice will be done after an attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. at this moment u.s. drone is are going to fly over libya to seek out jihadist encampments ... ambassador j. christopher stevens and three american security staffers were killed when protesters attacked the u.s. consulate in the city of benghazi. the protesters were angry over an online film considered offensive to islam. libya's deputy prime minister said stevens was a friend to his nation. and libya's general national congress issued an apology for the attack. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton condemned the attack. we will not rest until those responsible for these attacks are found and brought to justice we are working closely with libyan authorities to work swiftly ... the same movie that triggered the attack in libya also sparked a vio
Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm CDT
is coming it pushes much cooler air down to the lower 48 united states ... today we have sunshine with lower you meditatecommitte humfdity.. the weekend forecast looks as good as it gets.... time now for today's trivia question: where was the battle of the aleutian islands fought? a. maine b. washington c. alaska the answers. m uuele hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on time for sports: jay cutler was confident about his new offense heading up to green bay, but his struggles at lambeau field continued. the offensive line could not stop the packers' pass rush. in the second, clay matthews blows by jamarcus webb for one of his 3 1/2 sacks... cutler went down seven times. bears trail three-nothing la
Sep 20, 2012 12:00pm CDT
for the top hamburger franchise in the united states ... next: a new consumer warning about a spinach recall after concerns over listeria. the man accused of planning the july shooting rampage in a colorado theater appears in court today. and live music this midday from nick colionne-- he's on stage this saturday at prairie state college you know, i was once used for small jobs. yeah, and i took on all the bigger, tougher ones. but now that mr. clean's got this new select-a-size magic eraser i mean, he can take on any size job. look how easily he gets things cleaned. it's enough to make you cry. you, specifically. not me. i'm just happy we don't go near rex's mobile home as often. because it's hard to clean or because you're scared of an itty-bitty doggy? [ dog barks ] aah! oh! [ clears throat ] yeah, that was a sneeze. i think i sprayed myself. [ male announcer ] new mr. clean select-a-size magic eraser. lets you pick the right size for every job. prosecutors drop their fight for access to a notebook... an alleged mass murderer sent to a psychiatrist. 24 ye
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm CDT
-fi connections ... united states airlines collected more than $1.7 billion in baggage fees this year ... delta connect id the most ...collected the most ... sales of the new samsung galaxy to notebook is getting off to a stronger start than its predecessor in spite of the apple i phone 5 release success ... it goes on sale today and south korea expected to be on sale in the united states by mid november 170 million americans plan to celebrate halloween this year ... this is up from last year in the average person may spend nearly $80 on holiday accessories and candy including pet customs coming out next the building of a new west side grocery store is halted after groups of people allegedly threatened a construction worker and live music this midday from " my jerusalem " there onstage tonight at " township " in chicago i'm done! "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna find out. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet's pads are better than ever. now they have the scrubbing power of mr. clean magic eraser so you don't have to get down on your hands and knees to scrub away tough,
Sep 6, 2012 12:00pm CDT
and children's clothing is at $10 billion year market in the united states next: police in evanston say they've cracked a burglarly ring involving young boys. also ahead, the latest after a driver is shot and killed on the dan ryan and then crashes into several parked cars on the south side. and we're live in highland park where the mayor is criticizing the handling of case involving the death of a five a year old girl. ♪ ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ ♪ it goes something like this ♪ [ female announcer ] pop in a whole new kind of clean with new tide pods... just one removes more stains than the 6 next leading pacs combined. pop in. stand out. [ female announcer ] this is laura. laura's being healthy and chewing her multivitamin. introducing one-a-day vitacraves for women! finally, a great-tasting gummy multivitamin designed... for women with more calcium and vitamin d. it's gummies for grown-ups. new one-a-day vitacraves for women. an 18 year old woman is charged with d.u.i in the death of a five year old girl. but the mayor of higland park
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm CDT
take it all the way to the united states supreme court ... the guilty verdict against peterson was hard to reach. there was one juror who struggled for hours to come to his decision. it was about a motive and whether or not he did it ... ron supalo, of bolingbrook said he was initially against convicting peterson. he said he had a difficult time with the "hearsay" testimony and his understanding of circumstantial evidence. but, after reviewing the case, he sided with the 11 other jurors... five hours into deliberations yesterday. supalo also explained why the jury coordinated their outfits in court. he sais it was purely "something to do" when days turned into weeks in the trial. kathleen savio's niece elizabeth, said she screamed and cried when she learned of the guilty verdict. >>it wasn't just my aunt ... her kids, our kids ... we are all split up the whole family it wasn't us that did that to them it was drew peterson ... she added she now wants to see justice for stacy peterson. drew peterson's attorney joel brodsky, says peterson's sons are hurt and broken-up over the
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm CDT
in the united states as of last month ... mcdonald's announced yesterday it will post calories and its restaurants ... after a mandate ... by the government asking to post caloric content and foods served ... people are more interested in price than in health during economic hard times ... new york city council has passed a policy to ban large sugary drinks ... coming up next: continuing coverage of the chicago teachers' strike... we're talking to an education consultant whose methodology is the basis for the teacher evaulation system that's a key point on the bargaining table. plus: the bulls' derrick rose weighs in on the strike and what it means for kids in the city. and: you know them from the wgn breakthrough band contest. "years" was the "runner up" this summer ... they perform think you can't get great auto insurance coverage and a great rate? think again! mary switched to allstate got an agent, and saved $326.00 on her car insurance. john switched, got an agent and saved $263.00! drivers who switched to allstate saved an average of $375 a year on car insurance.
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm CDT
diseases. it's called "mitochondrial replacement".. and it's not available in the united states. healthy nuclear dna is transferred from one fertilized human egg with unhealthy mitochondrial dna to a donor embryo with disease-free mitochondria. the approach may prevent genetic disorders such as learning disabilities, heart disease and diabetes. it's legal as a lab procedure in the u.k... but resulting embryos cannot be implanted in women. coming up in the lunch break: the folks from calumet fisheries are here with great ideas on how to incorporate smoked fish into everyday dishes ot sfilodour hi. ooh, that's so... i know what you're thinking. it's a hot white number, but what a hassle to care for! but i'm not worried... i use tide vivid detergent and boost. they keep my whites looking like new wash after wash. that's my tide. [ male announcer ] febreze. eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ ♪ in today's lunchbreak: incorporating smoked fish into everyday dishes. rolando deluna is a smoke master at calumet fisheries. you will make three different recipes from
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm CDT
stock exchange with your bloomberg "on the money" report: business activity in the united states unexpectedly contracted for the first time in three years it's another sign that manufacturing will not be able to contribute as much to economic recovery ... weakening conditions in europe and china will hold that down as well as consumer spending did rise however and august ... more jobs have been created then lost since the president took his oath of office but unemployment is higher in that time ... the u.s. military is spending more on anti psychotic drugs for active troops then there are on painkillers is the first time spending on these drugs has the outpaced the painkillers in years ... facebook wants you to spend more money on your friends without leaving the website facebook gifts lets you pay for things like gift cards or flowers or you can add payment details after the purchase the market is trading lower today overtrade said concern on bank virus attacks still to come this midday: lunchbreak with celebrity chef also ahead: a new study about programs aimed at increasing
Sep 5, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. secretary of state hillary clinton discussed syria with chinese leaders in beijing yesterday but couldn't come up with an agreement on how to end the crisis. united continental and american airlines could be held responsible for the september 11th attack on the world trade centers. a u.s. district judge in new york ruled a trial was necessary to determine if the airlines are at fault. world trade center properties... which owned the twin towers, sued the airlines claiming they were negligent for allowing terrorists to board and hijack the planes. the company is seeking more than eight billion dollars... the estimated cost of replacing the two towers as well as claims of negligence. pentagon officials say a new book about the military raid that killed osama bin laden *does* contain classified information. "no easy day"... was written by matt bissonette... a former navy seal involved in the mission. the book describes the preparation ahead of the bin laden raid, the day of the operation, and the aftermath. pentagon officials are not stopping sales of the book... but do say they're explori
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm CDT
-called "observer state." the united nations refugee agency and other humanitarian groups are appealing for nearly half a billion dollars to help those trying to escape the civil war in syria. the agency says 294,000 syrian refugees have already flocked to jordan, lebanon iraq and turkey. that number could reach 700- thousand by the end of the year. there was more shelling and heavy gunfire in several syrian cities today.. and opposition activists say at least 22 more people were killed. the opposition says more than 30,000 have died since anti- government unrest began in march of last year. police have received new most well-known and mysterious disappearances in u.s. history. a tipster informed police that a body was buried beneath a driveway at a home in suburban detroit in 1975... around the same time mobster jimmy hoffa disappeared. the tipster didn't say it was hoffa's body, but police believe the information is credible. crews will begin digging tomorrow morning and will send a soil sample to a forensic anthropologist to test for human remains. results from the testing should come next wee
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